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Lanny Ross (I) (1906–1988)

Lanny Ross was born on January 19, 1906 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Lancelot Patrick Ross. He was married to Olive White. He died on April 25, 1988 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Gulliver's Travels
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 1949 The Swift Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 March 1949 (1949) ... (performer: "About a Quarter to Nine", "September Song", "Here I'll Stay" - uncredited)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen (performer: "We Musn't Say Goodbye" (1943))
 1939 Tempo of Tomorrow (Short) (writer: "Listen My Heart")
 1938 The Lady Objects (performer: "That Week in Paris", "When You're in the Room", "Naughty, Naughty", "Sky High", "Home in Your Arms", "A Mist Is Over the Moon", "Victory Song")
 1937 Smart Blonde (writer: "Day Dreams" (1935) - uncredited)
 1934 College Rhythm (performer: "Stay as Sweet As You Are", "Let's Give Three Cheers For Love")
 1934 Melody in Spring (performer: "Ending With A Kiss", "Melody in Spring", "It's Psychological", "The Open Road")
 1933 Yours Sincerely (Short) (performer: "Yours Sincerely", "With a Song in My Heart" - uncredited)
 1933 Captain Henry's Radio Show (Short) (performer: "Please" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

He acted in Bob Merrill's musical, "Take Me Along," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Tommy Sands, Tom Bosley and Louise Kirkland in the cast. Robert Ennis Turoff was director. See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Enrolled at Yale University in 1924 and soon became tenor soloist with the Yale Glee Club. Started singing on radio on NBC broadcasts from 1928. Continued his affiliation with music after his graduation, even after pursuing further law studies at Columbia University. Completed his law degree in 1931, but never practised, instead signing a contract with NBC as star of his own radio show at a ... See more »

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